What does Comp mean?


People who know a lot about tech, especially those who work in IT, often use the term ‘Comp’ as a short form for ‘computer’. You might hear your tech-savvy friend or an IT specialist at your office use this term when they’re fixing a problem with your computer.

While many of us use the acronym PC to refer to our computers, those who are really into technology prefer to use ‘comp’. It’s a bit of insider lingo, used among people who are deeply into tech and computers.

So, if someone refers to your computer as a ‘comp’, it’s likely that they’re pretty knowledgeable about technology. It’s a term used by those who are used to chatting about tech with others who share their passion for it.

Example for using ‘Comp’ in a conversation

Hey, can you help me with my comp? It’s acting up again. πŸ™ƒ

Sure, what’s the problem with your comp? πŸ€”

I think it has a virus. It’s been really slow lately. 😩

Hmm, let’s run a scan on your comp and see if we can find anything. πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™‚οΈ